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, florida, to sit down with president obama. scott, what did the president have to say? >> pelley: noragreat to be with you this morning. the the president and mr. romney have so many campaign stops in florida and ohio, it almost looks like they're running for governor. but we caught up with the president in st. petersburg, as you said, and one of the things we wanted to ask him about is how things would change in a second obama term. we pointed out to the president, of course, if he is re-elected, it is very likely that john boehner will still be speaker of the house, and paul ryan will still be the chairman of the budget committee. so i wanted to know from the president how they would try to achieve a grand bargain on the budget with all of the players remaining the same. here's a little bit of what the president had to say. if you win, will you be willing to compromise? what are you willing to give in order to complete this grand bargain on the budget that has failed? >> well, keep in mind that the trillion dollars that we cut, you know, was a painful exerse. there are some programs that
obama best will make the case for a second term. this is michelle obama's night on the stage. we have our campaign 2012 team covering it. first we'll go to norah o'donnell, cohost of cbs this morning. >> scott, you know, if mitt romney was trying to make the case that president obama has failed to lead, first lady michelle obama tonight will argue that president obama is the only one who understands the struggles of middle class america. i spoke with several advisors to the obama campaign today who described this as a very personal speech. the first lady will talk about the values and experiences that drive the president every day in the oval office. she's going to remind viewers of her husband's personal story, growing up with a single mom, being raised by a working grandmother. we told there will be personal anecdotes about their marriage. the first lady will brag about the president in a way that only a spouse can do. she'll tout a number of accomplishments including a bill that made it easier for women to sue employers who discriminate against them in the work, making college more
of the democratic convention in charlotte. michelle obama tells voters. the president knows what they're going through. >> former president bill clinton takes center stage to make his case for re-electing president obama. >>> gunfire erupts as a politician takes the stage during an election night rally. we'll introduce you to the nfl's most interesting han. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. >>> i have seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> the first lady makes a personal pitch at the democratic national convention. >> for barack, success isn't about how much money you make. it's about the difference you make in people's lives. >> julian castro, the mayor of san antonio gave the keynote address. >> we all understand that freedom isn't free. what romney and ryan don't understand is that neither is opportunity. >> nascar is a metaphor for the democratic party. everyone else is just here waiting for them to flame out in a giant wreck. >> one of the seal team 6 members who flew into osama bin laden's com
to fire up american voters. first lady michele obama is the head speaker as the dnc opens tonight in char not, north carolina -- charlotte, north carolina. >> reporter: democrats will fill this hall later today to begin the three-day process of renominating president the obama. >> we just want to be here. this is history. >> reporter: delegates will approve their party platform. then hear from a long list of speakers portraying president obama as the wise and humane alternative to mitt romney. michele obama's speech will be the final address tonight. >> i'm looking forward to hearing the first lady. i think she's dynamic and i'm just excited. >> i'm sure she will connect with us and we'll connect with her as we always do. >> reporter: president obama is not expected to be here when his wife speaks. they say he will watch from the white house. this afternoon the president holds a rally in norfolk, virginia. on labor day he told auto workers in ohio they are better off thanks to his administration's auto industry bailout. >> i believed in you. i bet on you. i'll make that bet any day of the
.s. and israel. >> reporter: that squabble led to a one hour phone call between president obama and prime minister benjamin netanyahu late last night east coast time early morning in israel after israeli officials complained that he was being snubbed by the white house. on sunday and then again wednesday, prime minister net railed against the u.s. for not taking a tougher stance on iran's nuclear program. >> if iran knows that there's no red line, if iran knows that there's no deadline, what will it do exactly what it's doing. it is continuing without any interference. >> reporter: then came reports in the israeli press that the white house turned down a meeting with when president obama and the prime minister attend the u.n. general assembly in new york later this month. they're simply not in the city at the same time the white house explained. this is the first time that benjamin netanyahu has come to the united states as prime minister and not met with president obama. the two have had their tense moments before in an oval office meeting last year, benjamin netanyahu appeared to lectur
, pentagon, and shanksville memorial while president obama and candidate, mitt romney, offered reflections on this day. danielle nottingham is in arlington. >> reporter: derek, if you look up to the sky, many are saying it reminds them of eleven years ago, another bright, sunny, clear morning and day as the nation pays tribute to the victims, first responders, and america's military. bells and silence mark the moments when hijacked planes hit the world trade center. >> brian thomas. >> those who lost loved ones gathered at the 9/11 memorial in lower manhattan to read the names of nearly 3,000 victims. in washington, president obama started the day with a moment of silence on the white house lawn. he and the first lady layed a wreath at the pentagon where 184 people were killed. >> no matter how many times we come together on this hallowed ground, know this. that you will never be alone. your loved ones will never be forgotten. >> the flag marks where flight 77 slammed into the pentagon. less than a half hour later, passengers helped bring down a plane bound for the white house or the
terrorists hijacked airliners into new york, waeshington, anda fourth jet in pennsylvania. both the obama and romney campaigns have suspended television ads for the day. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: the nation will pause today to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. ceremonies will take place in new york, virginia, and pennsylvania. the events start at the pentagon, where a ceremony will be held early this morning with the u.s. flag unfurled over the side of the building at sunrise. president obama will attend a wreath-laying ceremony here later this morning. in new york monday night, the new freedom tower was lit up in red, white, and blue. at its base, the world trade center memorial. today, the names of each victim of the twin towers attacks will be read aloud by their families. and in shanksville, virginia, monday, leon panetta toured the memorial with united flight 93 went down. at sunset, 40 luminaries lit the wall. vice president biden will attend ceremonies there later this morning. and good news for visitors to the 9/11 memorial in new york. a dispute over
on what was called the grand bargain to address overspending. in an interview, president obama told us that if he's reelected, he will reach a compromise with republicans. during a campaign swing through florida, he asked him about that and about the sharp division in america that makes this presidential race so close. i wonder why you think this country is so evenly divided. why have we become a red country and a blue country? >> sometimes politics gets a little more heated. passions rise. and, you know, i think what americans are looking for, it's not so much that they're divided ideologically, i think they just want to see us make progress and do what works. >> pelley: you don't believe the country ideologically divided? >> there's a segment of the country that's deeply divided. you know, it would be a hard to put a number on it, but i suspect that there are 30% hard core partisans on the republican side and 30% hard core partisans on the democratic side and then you've just got a lot of folks who spend most of their time thinking about how do i pay my bills and more than anything i
obama with a growing lead over governor romney. >>> the cnn-orc survey says 52% supporting the president and 46% supporting romney. a week ago, before the democratic national convention, they were tied. romney took aim at mr. obama's campaign slogan. >> he went out with his campaign slogan, you know what it is. he says forward. forward is his campaign slogan. i think forewarned is a better term. >> and today, former president bill clinton will be reaching out to voters. >> reporter: the obama campaign is trying to bottle the magic of clinton's convention address, which twice as many people thought was the highlight of last week than the president's speech. president obama liked clinton's smiling takedown of the romney-ryan arguments so much that he spent the weekend out on the campaign trail repeating a friend's suggestion that he should point clinton to a new job. >> president clinton made the case the way only he can. somebody sent out a tweet. they said you should appoint him secretary of explaining stuff. secretary of explaining stuff. secretary of explaining stuff. secretary of expl
that a weak august jobs report is another sign that president obama's economic plans just aren't working, while president obama argues that governor romney would make things even worse. >> when our opponents say this nation is in decline, they are dead wrong. >> reporter: campaigning in vote-rich central florida, the president accused his opponents of rooting against economic recovery. >> no matter what the naysayers may say for political reasons, no matter how dark they try to make everything look, there's not a country on earth that wouldn't gladly trade places with the united states of america. ( cheers and applause ) >> reporter: he was referring to this comment made by republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan earlier this week in iowa. >> we are a country in doubt. we hit $16 trillion of debt that was announced yesterday. >> reporter: the two campaigns are fighting over whose plans would be more devastating to the economy. >> here in iowa, we're not better off under president obama. >> reporter: on friday, the romney campaign released 15 new ads, tailored to swing state voters
to president obama, people have accused elected officials of using these anniversaries for political gain, especially during a presidential campaign. there's also a sense after the big ten-year anniversary last year, perhaps it's time to scale back these big commemorative events and allow the victims' families to have more privacy, more intimacy. so this year politicians have been banned from speaking at the ground zero ceremony, and that includes president obama. instead he will be attending a private ceremony at the pentagon memorial. he will also be speaking with wounded soldiers at walter reed. here is white house spokesperson jay carney. >> he certainly hopes and knows that americans across the country will take a moment to reflect upon the events of september 11, 2001, and all that our country has been through together since then. >> reporter: it was 11 years ago this morning that that third plane crashed into the pentagon right at 9:37 a.m. at that exact moment this morning, there will be a moment of silence at arlington national cemetery. there will also be that private ceremony a
responders out on the tarmac. president obama visited wounded troops at walter reid medical center. >>> washington, d.c. is remembering 9/11 and the people who died with several events. this morning, mary visited some of the fire stations that sent firefighters to the pentagon. thanked him for their service and served them breakfast. city leaders and government workers performed an afternoon of service for veterans and first responders down at freedom plaza. >> the city of frederick, maryland, is honoring the victims of september 11 with a special flag. that flag was donated by the daughters of the american revolution and the red, white, and blue flags have images of the twin towers, the pentagon, and the cracked liberty bell. that flag will fly in front of city hall all week long. >> today, a local hospital is marking this anniversary by making sure its staff members are ready in the event of another major emergency. it is simulating both buy logical and natural disasters all for the purposes of training. >> i'm andrea mccarren at southern maryland hospital center in clinton wh
. for starters, congress rejected 9 billion dollars in cuts mandated by the obama administration under the terms of the budget control act to protest the air force desense to cut guards and units and leadership and pen knell issues as well as risk of billions in automatic defense cuts that could hit the services key acquisition programs. here to talk to us about welsh's challenges and priorities is chuck wald retired four star general the director of the defense practice at the federal government services. welcome back i should say. >> thanks good to see you. >> what are the cheal exthe new chief face -- challenges the new chief faces. >> you mentioned a couple. it's budgetary issues and recap tallation of the fleet after many, many years of hard flying and combat situations. as a matter of fact not just the last ten years but the previous ten before that. so 20 years of pretty tough line. and then he has some internal issues that he is work from a i that i morale and leadership standpoint that he's the perfect person for that. so, if you add those altogether, it's probably about as challenging
from president bush to president obama, people have accused elected officials of using these anniversaries for political gain, especially during a presidential campaign. there's also the sense that after the big ten-year anniversary last year, perhaps it's time to scale back these big commemorative events and allow the victims's families have more privacy, more intimacy. so this year politicians have been banned from speaking at the ground zero ceremony and that includes president obama. instead he will be meeting with soldiers at walter reed. he will also be attending a private ceremony at the pentagon memorial. >> americans across the country will take a moment to reflect upon the events of september 11, 2001, and all that our country has been through together since then. >> reporter: it was 11 years ago this morning that that third plane crashed into the pentagon at 9:37 a.m. at that exact moment this morning, there will be a moment of silence at arlington national cemetery. there will also be that private ceremony that the president will be attending at the pentagon
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